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Science Experiment: Newton’s Third Law of Motion

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Newton’s Third Law of Motion: For every action there is an equal and opposite re-action.

SIMPLY: If you push an object, that object pushes back in the opposite direction equally hard.

In this video, an astronomer demonstrates Newton’s Third Law of Motion:

Here are some websites to help you demonstrate and learn about Newton’s 3rd Law:

Gizmos and Gadgets – Action-Reaction Rocket (Pages 18-26)

Here are some books that will help you do some reseach for your experiment if you are doing it for the science fair.
Giants of Science: Isaac Newton [6] Many Ways to Move [7] Gizmos and Gadgets [8] What are Newton's Laws of Motion? [9]

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Newton’s Third Law of Motion – For every action there is an equal and opposite re-action.

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